Stephen  Lloyd

Stephen Lloyd

Partner and senior counsel, Bates Wells Braithwaite

Stephen Lloyd was a partner and senior counsel at Bates Wells Braithwaite. He died in August 2014. He had particular expertise in the interface between charities and trading.

He was an author and presenter of numerous articles and seminars, and an adviser to CAF's Venturesome Investment Fund. He was a former chairman of the Charity Law Association and chairman of CaSE, LifeHaus Plc and the Centre for Innovation in Voluntary Action.

Lloyd was instrumental in creating the Community Interest Company legal structure.


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Stephen Lloyd

Sector leaders turned out in their hundreds yesterday to pay their respects to renowned charity lawyer Stephen Lloyd, who was tragically killed in a boating accident last summer.

Bates Wells Braithwaite to launch Stephen Lloyd Awards in memory of former partner

The law firm Bates Wells Braithwaite is to launch an award in memory of Stephen Lloyd, its former senior partner who died in a holiday boating accident in August.

Brooks Newmark: a knit wit?

Ian Allsop returned from holiday to find many in the sector already needled by Brooks Newmark. This article was written for Charity Finance magazine, which went to press before Newmark resigned as minister for civil society.

Back to the future

The sector lost a great advocate and friend when Stephen Lloyd was tragically killed in a holiday boating  accident in August. In this last article he was to write, he argues for a return to the Charity Commission’s pre-2006 constitutional structure. 

Stephen Lloyd

Tributes have been pouring in today for charity lawyer Stephen Lloyd, who died in a boating accident in Wales on Wednesday.

Statutory power of social investment proposals broadly welcomed

A proposal for a general power to make it easier for charities to participate in social investment has received broad support from sector representatives.

Rosie Chapman, founder, Belinda Pratten and Rosie Chapman Associates

Rosie Chapman ponders how the charity brand can protect itself in the melee of competition for service delivery contracts.

Stephen Lloyd, partner, Bates Wells and Braithwaite

The government should bring forward a new ‘Charity and Social Economy Bill’ containing various measures to boost the social investment market, according to senior lawyers from Bates Wells & Braithwaite.

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